Name: Rhodoploca Konstantinou and Gkelis 2021

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: Gr. pref. rhodo-, indicating the rose color (ρoδο); Gr. v. pleko, intertwine (πλέκω); N.L. fem. n. Rhodoploca

Gender: feminine

Type species: Rhodoploca sivonenia Konstantinou and Gkelis 2021

Valid publication: Konstantinou D, Voultsiadou E, Panteris E, Gkelis S. Revealing new sponge-associated cyanobacterial diversity: Novel genera and species. Mol Phylogenet Evol 2021; 155:106991.

Nomenclatural status: validly published under the ICN

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 1
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 1
Total number of child taxa: 1

Parent taxon: Leptolyngbyaceae Komárek et al. 2014

Assigned by: Konstantinou D, Voultsiadou E, Panteris E, Gkelis S. Revealing new sponge-associated cyanobacterial diversity: Novel genera and species. Mol Phylogenet Evol 2021; 155:106991.

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